Football Players The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of Kansas City football? Then check out this list of Kansas City Chiefs running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Kansas City Chiefs history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Kansas City Chiefs and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Chiefs RBs include Jamaal Charles, Larry Johnson, Priest Holmes, and Herman Heard. 

Who are the best running backs in Kansas City Chiefs history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Kansas City Chiefs starting running back.

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Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

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94 32
Jamaal Charles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

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65 22
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

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Kareem Hunt Seasons: 2018, 2017

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34 12
Joe Delaney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1982, 1981

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59 32
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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34 18
Barry Word is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990

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36 29
Spencer Ware is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

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19 13
Ed Podolak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969

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23 17
Kimble Anders is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

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17 12
Greg Hill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

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26 22
Anthony Sherman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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21 18
Herman Heard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Herman Heard Seasons: 1989, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984  

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15 13
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 2011, 2010

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25 25
Charcandrick West is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Charcandrick West Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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8 10
Billy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Billy Jackson Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

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5 8
Woody Green is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Woody Green Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974

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16 21
Bam Morris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Seasons: 1999, 1998

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7 12
Tony Reed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Tony Reed Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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10 18
Donnell Bennett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Donnell Bennett Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

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4 11
Paul Palmer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Paul Palmer Seasons: 1988, 1987